San Marcos has a total population of 54,977 and a student population of 37,388. Of these students, 27,442 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Palomar College is the largest engineering school in San Marcos, based on student population. In 2010, Palomar College graduated approximately 1 students from its engineering program.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in engineering in San Marcos in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $826 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in San Marcos after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in San Marcos, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 engineers in California were working in the greater San Marcos area. The number of engineers in San Marcos is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in San Marcos is $87,330 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.